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21 March 2019

Russia

Venezuelan forces search homes of 2 opposition figures (8)
By Associated Press 2019/03/21 18:38 Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has declared himself interim president, arrives to the National Assembly for a meeting with "Frente Ampl CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan security forces have searched the homes of two key supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is escalating a campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuelan intelligence agents early Thursday entered the homes of
Trump: Mueller Probe Report Should Be Made Public (5)
Voice of America 21 Mar 2019, 07:35 GMT+10 WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report on his campaign's possible collusion with Russia in the 2016 election should be made public. But Trump again questioned the grounds for the nearly two-year-old investigation, which is also examining whether the president himself criminally obstructed the probe.
Pompeo heads to Lebanon, where Hezbollah is at peak strength (6)
By BASSEM MROUE | Associated Press next Image 1 of 2 FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2016 file photo, Hezbollah fighters hold flags as they attend the memorial of their slain leader Sheik Abbas al-Mousawi, who was killed by an Israeli airstrike in 1992, in Tefahta village, south Lebanon.
US May Soon Pause Preparations for Delivering F-35s to Turkey (6)
TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States could soon freeze preparations for delivering F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, officials told Reuters, in what would be the strongest signal yet by Washington that Ankara cannot have both the advanced aircraft and Russia's S-400 air defense system. The United States is nearing an inflection point in a years-long standoff with Turkey, a NATO ally, after so far failing to sway President Recep
'Empire' creator Lee Daniels: Cast experiencing pain, anger after Jussie Smollett incident (7)
Carly Mallenbaum USA TODAY Published 9:40 PM EDT Mar 20, 2019 FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 file photo, Lee Daniels, co-creator of the Fox series "Empire," poses for a portrait during the 2017 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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